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Why Dyslexic Narratives Matter in Tech

Jeannette Washington

There has never been a better time to consider how your skills can be harnessed within the tech industry. The tech jobs of tomorrow require your narrative. After all, technology will only be as good as the people that it does the least for. Join in this month while we discuss Jeannette Washington’s new book, Technical Difficulties: Why Dyslexic Narratives Matter In Tech.

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Accessibility in the Modern Digital Agency

Sara Tabor

Digital agencies are often the source for companies (large and small) to create integrated and marketable products and platforms. In Sara's time at Code and Theory, she has seen an accessibility awakening with not internally but also with clients. Accessibility deliverables are a clear value-add proposition to our clients, including creative technology and technical strategy integrations. Sara will be discussing how she has built an actionable awareness over multiple teams about accessible deliverables - from answering RFPs through QA and final launch. Sara will also be discussing the range of needs her clients are requesting when they’re building their digital products. Finally, Sara will be discussing current needs within the agency regarding scaling skillsets, capacity planning, and follow-the-sun development/test strategy.

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Digital Inclusion - What? Who? Why?

Panel

According to the WebAIM Million project, the single strongest indicator that a page will have numerous accessibility errors is whether ARIA is present or not. Pages *with* ARIA actually have 65% more issues than those without. So what is going on? It seems by trying to be digitally inclusive and help individuals and groups to access and use information and communication technologies - what we've really done is make it harder. So what can we do about it? Who does digital inclusion effect anyway? And why is it important? Join us for a panel discussion on this complex topic!

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